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Victoria Herrmann '12, a former International Relations major was recently named a Gates Cambridge Scholar for 2014.  Please click on above link for complete article.
Bridget Joyce, IR Major '14, is a co-recipient (along with Sophia Dent) of the Lehigh Libraries Student Research Prize.  Bridget's research paper entitled, "Muddied Waters: The crisis of the legal regime of the.cas2.ian Sea, the actors, and its impact on the global oil and natural gas industry" was a paper submitted for her IR 344, Politics of Oil course with Professor Barkey.  A quote from the Library Prize Coordinator:
IR Department Award Winners:
Samuel Hodges, 2013 winner of the Aurie N. Dunlap Prize in Internations Relations
Thomas C. Scott, 2013 winner of the Carey B. Joynt Leadership Award in International Relations
Helping Others See, She Sharpens Her Own Vision  Former IR major, Natalya Surmachevska '12 and currently a student in Lehigh University's MA sociology program, had spent her summer 2013 vacation working with mobile eye care clinics in the West African nation of Ghana. She hopes to branch out into maternal care projects in the future.
Congratulations, Megan!!
Savannah Boylan, IR Major '15 is pictured below as a speaker at the UN on Monday, November 18, 2013 at a UNAI (United Nations Academic Impact) celebration. She spoke on behalf of youth making a difference. If you are interested, the link to the vide.cas2. is also below. 
Congratulations: IR Department Award Winners!
Bridget Joyce, 2014 winner of the Carey B. Joynt Leadership Award in International Relations
Carolina Mattsson, 2014 winner of the Oles M. Smolansky Award for Academic Excellence in International Relations

Congratulations! Carolina Mattsson has won the 2014 Donald T. Campbell Social Science Research Prize for outstanding social research  for her paper entitled, "Abrupt Changes in Nuclear Power Development" (her Honors Thesis paper in IR).  Carolina has also won one of the fours Eckardt Scholar Prizes.

Madeleine K. Albright, the 64th Secretary of State of the United States, discussed the international political landscape during a wide-ranging lecture before 1,000 people in Baker Hall on Tuesday night.

Lehigh University International Relations - Madeline Albright

Henri J. Barkey, the Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor of International Relations, is the author of 60 articles and book chapters and the author, coauthor, or editor of seven books and monographs. He is a frequent guest on national and international TV and radio news programs, where he shares his expertise on the Middle East, Turkey, the Kurds, and Iraq.

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